Belief (part 2)

In the last note on Belief, it was about making sure you believed in yourself. No one else truly will, so you need to make sure you have that set. But as we dig deeper, and scratch the top of that ant hill, we need to look further into the catacombs of what’s driving us… […]


In times like we’re seeing today, belief is a really important part of being successful It’s also a double-edged sword Think about it: If you believe you’re going to be successful, whatever life throws at you, then you’re more than likely going to achieve that If you believe the world is conspiring against you, then […]

“Shave Me, Baby!”

Now that’s a strange conversation starter in any situation, but when two blokes are talking to each other in the local football club, it makes you wonder… …but before I explain about the shaving, I’ll quickly introduce myself (the short version): – An Englishman who got drunk one night in London, met a Kiwi lass, […]

The History of Man Flu

What’s Man Flu All About? So, where does Man Flu come from? Was it in the 1800’s when some bloke lay on the couch and had one of those old fashioned brass bells and rung it and his wife came, and he thought to himself “Wow, this actually works”; and then he started to tell […]

Are You Wasting Your Life?

Put another way – are you Aimlessly Wandering? What do I mean by Aimlessly Wandering? “To be running your business, and not really know where you’re headed” I’m asking because yesterday I asked a very large list of people across a number of groups I belong “how do you measure success?”, and very few of […]

Just Keep Reminding Yourself: It Can’t Be Done…

It Couldn’t Be Done – Poem by Edgar Albert Guest… Somebody said that it couldn’t be done But he with a chuckle replied That “maybe it couldn’t,” but he would be one Who wouldn’t say so till he’d tried.   So he buckled right in with the trace of a grin On his face. If […]

Life Can Be So Short, Can’t it?

I’m watching Fabrice Maumba – a Sporting Moment – the Premiership footballer who had a heart attack in the middle of an FA Cup Semi Final football game… It was 17th March 2012 It was live on TV In front of more than thirty thousand spectators Parents, Children, Different supporters, all shouting his name, clapping, […]

Saving $800 in 2 minutes for only $5

Sounds like a bargain basement sale doesn’t it? But it’s not. It’s how to be smart(er) with your time, and I’ll share what happened with me this morning, to see how you can put this into your day/business/life. Outsource smartly I spend a good portion of my time on outsourcing. Documenting processes so that a […]

A Drinking or Friend Problem? The joy of an Entrepreneur…

The Solo Journey… I sat on the couch last night, unwinding after a productive day, beer in hand, and thought to myself: I’m sitting here drinking alone in an evening. Do I have a drinking problem or a friend problem? It’s 9.30pm, and there’s plenty of beer in the fridge for me… …so it’s definitely […]